Café Foufou creates the buzz on Rue de Bretagne

Le Cafe Foufou with  avocado or beet on toast, with or without gluten, scones, cake of the day, fluffy pancakes with fresh fruits and maple syrup, French toast, egg and salmon or bagels, chia pudding with coconut milk (€6), white omelet, sparkling kéfir (€6) and bowl of the day

The place

It’s the new address that is creating the buzz on Rue de Bretagne. Oopen by Jean Phi, figurehead of the Marais and owner La Perle, this coffee-shop serves New York style must every day starting at 8am. Autre singularité, le lieu et sa terrasse chauffée deviennent un incroyable spot apéro chaque soir.

After a first Made in Oberkampf Café Foufou, impulsed by visionary Jean Phi (La Perle, Au_Top, that’s him), a second opus inspired by Californian coffee shops is creating the buzz on Rue de Bretagne. Cool service, wild decor signed Anne-Sophie Martorana, mirror ceiling, a big fave of instagrammers and healthy comfort food fans.

To be noted also: starting at 6pm, the terrace becomes the coolest spot of the district while the counter morphis into a bar of natural wines with stylish plates to nibble on: sardine and Petrossian tarama, pastrami, comté cheese and mini veggie burgers (€12 - €14).

On the programme of gourmet treats

Here, brunch is a religion since it is served from 8am to 6pm along with a special menu. Just choose your freshly squeezed juice (€6.50) between the healthy glow” of orange-carrot, the detox of celery-cucumber-apple-ginger or a nice fresh orange juice (€4.50).

Coffee lovers are delighted by the choice between the Chemex filter (€8 for 2), the incredible cappuccinos and lattes (vegetal milk version also…) and a perfect espresso (€2.50).

À la carte: avocado or beet on toast, with or without gluten, scones, cake of the day (€5), fluffy pancakes with fresh fruits and maple syrup (9.50), French toast (€9,50), egg and salmon (€9.90) or bagels (€9.90). For twigs on a diet: chia pudding with coconut milk (€6), white omelet, sparkling kéfir (€6) and bowl of the day (€12).

The added plus

The amusing café tableware, featuring exclusive pieces made by artisans in Tel Aviv, is also for sale... A must for gifts: cactus jars with face shapes (€38), cups (€2.90) as well as pink and blue plates with amazing details (starting at €25), ultra LOL vases shaped like buttocks or a penis.

Other singularity: a selection of pink t-shirts with “café foufou depuis toujours” in gold lettering (€35) and terrific pink bandana bags (€50) signed Le Bouclard, the made in Marais streetwear artisan brands are wild about.


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